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Good Bed, Good Location, WIFI in room, Clean.
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Well, we certainly fitted a lot into this morning and the first half of the afternoon!
The very first thing I did after breakfast was walk to an internet café to print off Mum's boarding pass for her. Reception at our hostel didn't have a printer, but they told me how to get to a place where there was one. Something I've noticed in Bulgaria is that internet cafés are much rarer than they are in Ecuador - this was the first time I'd been to one in ...
... but Plovdiv is set to be European capital of culture 2019 so perhaps we'll hear more of it then.
A few more churches, and back to Roman stadium for a 3D film which I had hoped would be about the history and renovation but which actually focused more on the Olympic style games that took place here. Anyway, it was raining so good to be indoors.
Jerry came to the film too, and in case you're wondering, took his ...
... century photographs of Plovdiv, plenty of antique furniture and the beautiful carved wooden ceilings typical of this period. In the courtyard we admired the roses - right now we are in the middle of the rose season in Bulgaria.
From there we walked down the road to the Roman stadium remains, popping into one or two antique shops on the way (one of these shops had lots of amazing old painted wooden chests - we ...
... Sofia at first they were confused and I thought they would say I have to buy it in Plovdiv.
She checked on the phone and sold me the ticket for 21eu ($26). I was still worried that the bus might sell out in Sofia and be full when it gets to Plovdiv so I'll have to wait and see.
The bus leaves Sofia 9am arriving at Plovdiv 11am to pickup more ...
... of-fact personality. We thanked him and made our way to the hostel.
Kevin was also impressed by the sheer amount of heavy metal tee-shirts he could spot on the streets. You see, while travelling, Kevin carries a large notebook so that he can list any metal shirts he spots, noting down the type of person wearing it and the location. After finding a sad lack of metal shirts in Turkey, he was delighted with the amount he was seeing in the first hours of his time in ...